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The best prices from London to New York are usually found in November or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to New York (NYC)

LON - NYC
Price
£282 - £504
NYC
Temperature
6 - 30 °C
NYC
Rainfall
65 - 130 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from €282 From London to New York
One-way from €158 One-way flight from London to New York
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to New York?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 11% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to New York?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to New York at least 60 days early can save you up to 51% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to New York for as little as £322 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £404 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to New York?

Flights from London to New York lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to New York in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £249.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to New York (LON - NYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to New York in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to New York in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LON to NYC flights in September, October
17 Oct - 8 Nov
£281pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
25 Oct - 30 Oct
£285pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
30 Oct - 7 Nov
£287pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

London to New York 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from London found for this year
9 Nov - 13 Nov
£267pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Nov - 3 Dec
£271pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
4 Nov - 18 Nov
£273pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to New York from London

Save time with London to New York direct flight deals
15 Feb - 1 Mar
£339pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Nov - 30 Nov
£340pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Austrian Airlines
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Nov - 1 Dec
£343pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to New York

Late deals on return flights to New York from London, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 18 Oct
£308pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Sep - 15 Oct
£313pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
1 Oct - 7 Nov
£325pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to New York from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to New York
10:15 - 17:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 05m
LTN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
£124
Kiwi.com
12:35 - 10:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 30m
LGW - EWR
Multiple Airlines
£125
Kiwi.com
14:50 - 16:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
29h 10m
STN - JFK
Multiple Airlines
£126
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to New York flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to New York

Book a London to New York flight and the Big Apple is yours for the taking. This iconic American city has three airport hubs. There’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and La Guardia Airport (LGA) in NYC itself, plus Newark (EWR) across the river in New Jersey. Wherever you start from, you’ve got a long list of must-dos. Visit New York City in December and do your Christmas shopping in Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s. Visit in summer and sit down to an open-air concert in Central Park. While you’re in town, tick off Times Square, climb the Empire State Building and snap a photo of the Statue of Liberty. We weren’t joking when we said it was a long list…

Are flight prices decreasing from London to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to New York for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to New York for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £267, but on average you can expect to pay £283.

Are there direct flights from London to New York for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to New York under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London to New York is less than £351.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to New York for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to New York within the next 7 days for less than £400.

How many flights depart from London to New York on average per day?

1 flight departure from London to New York per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is London weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 30 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in New York is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from London to New York?

If you’re taking a London to New York flight you’re looking at an average journey time of just over 8 hours. Bear in mind that duration will be longer if you choose an indirect flight with stop-offs on the way. To exclude these from your results, check the ‘direct flights only’ box in the search box filters.

Which airlines operate flights from London to New York?

Well-known airlines that run London to New York flights include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and KLM, although there are plenty more. If you’re looking for specific flights from London to New York, use the search function at the top of this page to compare departure times for different operators.

How frequent are flights between London and New York?

You’ll have no problem finding a flight from London to New York as there are multiple departures a day. Just remember you’ll need to factor in the time difference when you arrive, as London is five hours ahead of New York.

Which airports serve London and New York?

You can book a flight to New York from London Gatwick, London Luton, Heathrow, Stansted and London City airports.

Which direct flight route between London and New York is cheapest?

The cheapest route between London and New York is flying from London Heathrow Airport to New York John F Kennedy, although prices can vary so it’s always worth comparing departure airports. Also bear in mind things like costs for transport at either end of your trip, as well as in your destination. To get the lowest prices on London to New York flights, use the filters beneath the search box to narrow your results.

What is there to do in New York?

In short, a lot. London to New York flights serve up the kind of sightseeing opportunities that most cities can only aspire to. Manhattan is the star attraction, and the place to head to if the Empire State Building, Central Park and Times Square are on your to-do list. But there are four more boroughs to explore if you truly want to get a feel for the place, so save some time for the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, too. Weather-wise, New York winters are cold, so you’ll want to pack your warmest clothes if you’re visiting between Thanksgiving in November and the start of April. If you’d prefer to pack your summer wardrobe, book a London to New York flight between May and October instead. If you’re trying to find a cheap flight from London to New York, use the Search Flights function at the top of this page.

How long does is the flight from London to New York?

For as low as £258, Virgin Atlantic can have you in New York from London in 8h. The distance between London and New York is about 3461 mi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to New York return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to New York is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £234 on this airline. This flight start at 31% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to New York
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.28
Average temperature for September in New York
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in New York
110.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Hourly flight availability from London to New York

Morning 6 AM to midday 70% of LON to NYC departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 29% of LON to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LON to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LON to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to New York
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
36 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
36 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
38 daily flights